24 Hr Blood Pressure Monitor

24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor

  • Blood pressure and pulse monitored every 20 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night for 24-hour period
  • Report includes individual readings and trending
  • Correlated with patient-documented symptoms

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR

  • The hook-up for this test takes approximately one-half hour.
  • Please wear a loose fitting comfortable shirt so that the blood pressure cuff can be placed on your arm. You will be given a carrying case and shoulder strap so you can wear the monitor either around your waist or on your shoulder.
  • Bring a current list of your medications, including dosage and frequency. Take your medications at your current time.
  • You will wear this monitor for 24 hours.  During this time, you will be asked to log your activities and/or symptoms in a diary.  You are encouraged to do normal activities; however, you are not able to bathe, shower or swim with the monitor on.

IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR TEST, PLEASE CALL (248) 545-0070 AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE.